RX FOR READERS

BREAD IN Jerusalem’s Mahaneh Yehuda market
The gluten-free buzz

It’s gaining popularity, but how does the trend stack up to painstaking research?

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
29/11/2017
Doctor holding syringe
Help kids overcome the fear of needles

Model proper behavior (be calm yourself), explain the procedure and role-play it beforehand, be honest, teach coping techniques

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
06/07/2017
Voice problems
Speaking of voice problems...

Traveling abroad with type 1 diabetes.

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
04/05/2017
Vitamins
Vitamin U

Taking vitamins is not always good for you.

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
16/03/2017
Nahariya
Summer worries: How can we avoid the dangers of vacation?

One should be very careful to drink plentifully, to avoid dehyrdation. A dry mouth, crying without tears, minimal urination followed by headaches, confusion and dizziness are symptoms of dehydration.

By JUDY S IEGEL-ITZKOVICH
27/06/2013
Various pills [illustrative photo]
No spoonful of sugar helps...

Some people have an aversion to swallowing tablets or capsules, but there are ways to resolve this.

Human heart
Rx for Readers: Reduce the risks!

A healthy lifestyle can minimize the chance of cancer recurrence and heart disease.

dry cleaning
Rx for Readers: Dry-cleaning dangers

What effect can chemicals have on residents living nearby?

PROTESTERS WITH the Organic Consumers Association
Rx for readers: You are what you eat?

Many people feel that animal testing has pointed to possible long-term negative effects of genetically modified foods.

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